The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK works tirelessly to spread the peaceful message of Islam and live by its teachings of loyalty, equality, freedom, respect and peace. It actively serves the wider community in a number of ways, be it by giving time for social projects, holding annual charity events, feeding the homeless, protecting the environment or giving blood to save lives.
One of Britain’s oldest Muslim communities, founded over a century ago as the peaceful renaissance of Islam, is launching a new campaign to counter extremist rhetoric and literally drive home a message of peace.It follows the Paris atrocity and adds to a multilevel strategy by anti-extremist Muslims to counter the rhetoric and ideology of terror.The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is the driving force behind the United Against Extremism campaign and is at the frontline of countering the barbaric ideology of ISIS and other extremists.
In response to the comments by Boris Johnson regarding the burqa, Rafiq Hayat, National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK said: “The remarks made by former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson are deplorable. Rather than seeking to use his position to promote dialogue and understanding he has used it to mock and ridicule Muslim women. “On the one hand he opposes a ban on the burqa and on the other he demeans those who choose to wear it. Through this is reinforces the Islamphobic...Read more